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My computer has a message.. Disk read error ocurred. I don't know what it means?? My dog knocked my laptop off the table and it keeps coming up with this message. I've tried everything!

It has been working great!1 Until the dog bumped into the table it was on. I did the Ctrl + ALT+Del a dozen times and even hit The Blue ThinkPad button. I tried all three options but always went back to same message.

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Looks like new HDD needed. :((

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Unfortunately, the most likely answer is that your hard drive is failing (has failed).

If you're under warranty, you'll need to contact Lenovo.

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Before replacing the HDD checked with the boot priority order in bios and make sure that the first boot device is HDD...u can also try to load the bios to default settings

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Try starting in safe mode and then running CHKDSK/F to try and fix the drice errors. Once you are in, back up your data!

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Try holding the power button down for ten seconds, then try turning it back on. There may be an issue with it going into sleep mode.

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